[Test 2] Rajasthan RPSC College Lecturer Test Series 2021 for Sociology

Rajasthan RPSC College Lecturer Exam 2021 Test Series for Sociology in English and HindiRajasthan Public Service Commission conducts the recruitment for Technical and Non Technical Education Department for the post of Lecture. The Rajasthan Public Service Commission has released the recruitment for Assistant Professor and lecturer (Technical Education) Posts. There are 918 vacancies for these posts. This is a big opportunity for candidates who waiting for jobs in RPSC. It is essential to know details like Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Date, Previous Year Papers, and Admit Card.

Rajasthan RPSC College Lecturer Test Series 2021 for Sociology

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Practice Test – 2

1. Who introduced the six fold classification of political system?

a) Socrates

b) Plato

c) Aristotle

d) Pythagoras

2. Rule by a few is known as?

a) Democracy

b) Monarchy

c) Oligarchy

d) Theocracy

3. Which of the following statement is false?

a) Democracy is opposed to the use of coercive methods.

b) Democracy believes in methods of persuasion and peace.

c) Democracy does not guarantee individuals freedom of speech.

d) Democracy stands in the spirit of tolerance.

4. Direct Democracy is also known as?

a) Representative democracy

b) Complex democracy

c) Pure democracy

d) Compound democracy

5. Direct Democracy existed in the ancient cities of?

a) Egypt

b) Greece

c) Rome

d) Mesopotamia

6. Indirect democracy is not practiced in which of the following country?

a) Vatican City

b) United Kingdom

c) Canada

d) India

7. Which of the following statement about ‘Representative Democracy’ is true?

a) It is also known as Simple Democracy

b) People exercise power directly

c) This kind of democracy can exist and function only in small states

d) The govt. is run by the representative who are elected by the people

8. A: Democracy stands on the Spirit of tolerance and allows people to have diverse interest

B: Sovereignty rest with the government in democracy

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

9. Which of the following is not an essential feature of totalitarian system?

a) Militant Nationalism

b) One Party Rule

c) Distinction between state and Government

d) One Man Rule

10. A: A dictator dictate terms as he pleases?

B: Dictatorship makes its sheer will the sole justification of its authority

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

11. Which of the following countries follow totalitarian form of Government?

a) Eritrea

b) Russia

c) Burma

d) China

12. Which of the following statement is true of an Totalitarian system of Government?

a) Existence of freedom of press

b) Free and fair election

c) Hostile to Internationalism

d) Leaders are directly elected by the people

13. A: Dictators are opposed to militant or aggressive nationalism

B: Civil, Political and Economic liberty are championed by a dictator

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

14. The word ‘demos’ in democracy means?

a) State

b) Power

c) People

d) Government

15. In what type of Government can recall referendum or impeachment be introduced?

a) Democracy

b) Totalitarian

c) Oligarchy

d) Monarchy

16. The Theocratic nation of The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded by?

a) Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

b) Ali Hosseini Khamenei

c) Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini

d) Hassan Rouhani

17. What was the treaty signed for the creation of Vatican City?

a) Vatican Treaty

b) Lateran Treaty

c) The Vatican-Rome Treaty

d) The Catholic Treaty

18.  A: Theocracy denotes a political unit governed by a deity or official thought to be divinely gifted.

B: The community established by Prophet Muhammad in Medina was a theocracy.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

19. Which of the following statement is true?

a) Theocratic forms of government have existed throughout history

b) The Kingdom of Cambodia is a theocracy

c) The United State of America was once a theocratic nation

d) Religion does not play any role in theocracy

20. Which of the following statement is false?

a) In many Theocratic nations leaders are members of the clergy

b) The leaders in Theocracy are regarded as divinely guided

c) A leader in Theocracy holds power for five years

d) The word Theocracy originated from a Greek word

21. A: Laws, regulations and cultural norms in Theocracy are based on religion

B: People with power in Theocracy first serve the citizens and then the God of the religion.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

22. Which of the following is governed by Theocratic rule?

a) Iran

b) Egypt

c) India

d) Iraq

23. Which of the following statement is false?

a) A monarchy is a form of Government in which total sovereignty is vested in one person.

b) Monarchs usually both hold and achieve their position through the right of hereditary succession

c) There have been elective monarchs who were elected

d) Only a male can be considered a monarch.

24. A: When a monarch is too young to take full control of their office a regent or groups of regent’s rule in their place

B: A regent can hold its position for not more than three months

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False.

25. A: A constitutional monarch in a parliamentary democracy is a hereditary symbolic head of state.

B: A Constitutional monarch performs representative and civil roles but does not exercise executive or policy making powers.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

26. Which of the following statement is true?

a) A Monarch holds the position until death, abdication or is overthrown.

b) Many Monarchs have invoked religious reasons as justification for their rule

c) Male Monarchs are often called Kings and Female Monarchs Queens

d) All of the above

27. Which of the following countries does not have an existing Monarchy?

a) The Netherlands

b) Spain

c) The United Kingdom

d) Italy

28. A: Absolute Monarchs rule with total power

B: The current Queen of the United Kingdom is an absolute monarchy.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

29. How many nations constitute the Realm of the Commonwealth of Nations?

a) 14

b) 15

c) 16

d) 17

30. A: Divine rights of the king was the claim that a King was given his position by some higher power

B: The authority could include taxes, administration, justice and foreign policy

a) A is true but B is False

b) is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

31. Which of the following Monarchs ruled as an absolute Monarch?

a) King Albert II of Belgium

b) King Louis XIV of France

c) Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

d) King Juan Carlos I of Spain

32. Which of the following is not an elective Monarch?

a) The King of Cambodia

b) The Pope

c) The Yang de-Pertuanagong of Malaysia

d) The Emperor of Japan

33. A: Pareto states that people are always governed by elites except for a short period of time

B: He rejects a linear progressive evolutionary interpretation of history and social change.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

34. Which of the following nations has a Monarch as head of state?

a) Canada

b) Australia

c) New Zealand

d) All of the above

35. Which of the following statement is false?

a) ‘La Circulation des elites en France’ by Kobalinska is a reference source for Wilfredo Pareto

b) Elites are those who occupy the top position in a class structure

c) Non-elites occupy the lower stratum of society

d) Elites are not subject to change

36. A: New Elites rise and take old elite’s place B: ‘Elites’ or aristocrats do not last.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

37. Which of the following statement is true?

a) According to Pareto rising and declining of elites takes place at the same time.

b) In course of time, elites undergo a change where new elites take place of old elites

c) New rising elites are often young and sometimes rise from the non-elite class

d) All of the above

38. A: Governing Elites are directly or indirectly concerned with administration. B: They play an important role and enjoy a prestigious place in society.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

39. A: The work and the role of elites are influenced by two factors B: One type of factor is called residue and the other derivations

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

40. Which of the following statement is true?

a) The lions are conservative elites in whom the II class of residue predominates

b) The Lions gain and retain power through kindness

c) The use of force is forbidden by this group

d) They lack ideology of any sort.

41. A: Movement of elites takes place in two ways

B: Either through merit or through revolution can movement of elites take place

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

42. A: A few individuals may join the elite from the non-elite group B: All elites at some point in time were non-elites.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

43. Which of the following is not a source of legitimate authority according to Max Weber?

a) Charismatic

b) Traditional

c) Legal rational

d) Economic Stability

44. A: Power is effective only if it is legitimate

B: Power should be based on legitimacy otherwise it could prove ineffective

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

45. Which of the following statement is true?

a) Authority is sometimes based on customs and traditions which are long established

b) People may obey authority due to the charismas possessed by the person in authority

c) Legal- rational authority is legal because it is supported by existing laws

d) All of the above

46. Which of the following is not a source of acquiring legitimacy?

a) Good governance

b) Democracy

c) Economic performance

d) Dictatorship

47. Which of the following statement is false?

a) Consent is an important characteristic of legitimacy

b) Legitimacy is a pre- requisite of power

c) Legitimacy is based on belief

d) Legitimacy does not get obedience from the people

48. The Elitist theory holds that power is always concentrated in the hands of?

a) Civil servants

b) a small group of elites

c) The working class

d) The military

49. In democracy the final authority rests with?

a) The People

b) The President

c) Parliament

d) Council of ministers

50. A: Electoral democracy is an important method of acquiring legitimacy B: Electoral democracy is not transparent?

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

51. Which of the following statement is false?

a) Legitimacy is the acceptance of an authority

b) An authority viewed as legitimate often has the right to exercise power

c) Political legitimacy is considered a basic condition for governing

d) Legitimacy gives the person in power the right to wield power to any extent

52. A: Power is derived from various sources.

B: The use of force is not an example of power.

a) A is true but B is False

b) B is true but A is False

c) Both A and B are True

d) Both A and B are False

53. Which of the following statement is true?

a) Power exist in only certain type of societies

b) Power cannot be attained through a person’s economic state

c) Power is shared and bartered by numerous groups throughout society

d) Political power is the highest form of power

54. A: Power can be seen as evil or unjust

B: The exercise of power is accepted as endemic to humans as social beings

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

55. Which sociologist sees Power as, ‘the ability to make a difference’, to change things from what they would otherwise have been?

a) Max Weber

b) Foucault

c) Anthony Giddens

d) Karl Marx

56. A: Power is not subject to change and is permanently fixed. B: Power is not conditional.

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

57. A: Democracy is a rule by the majority but aims at the welfare of all.

B: It provides for a change in government according to constitutional provisions

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

58. A: In Representative democracy the people judge the representatives by their deeds. B: The people have direct control over the representatives even after election.

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

59. A: Totalitarianism aims at welfare of the few in the name of all B: Totalitarianism believes in self-government at the local level

a) A is true but B is false

c) B is true but A is false

d) Both A and B are true

e) Both A and B are false

60. A: In a democratic form of Government elections are held periodically and people can vote to power the party which they support.

B: Government can be changed through constitutional methods peacefully.

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

61. Which of the following statement is true?

a) Totalitarianism does not prescribe peaceful means of changing the government

b) Totalitarianism does not grant freedom and fundamental rights to the people

c) A Totalitarian government emphasizes on strengthening its military

d) All of the above

62. Which of the following is an agent of influence?

a) Business Groups

b) Associations

c) Voluntary Associations

d) All of the above

63. When India did become a sovereign democratic republic?

a) 26th January 1950

b) 15th August 1947

c) 24th January 1950

d) None of the above

64. A: Political influence is the ability of private individuals and groups to influence, condition, shape and control the authoritative decisions and actions of those who possess the formal-legal authority.

B: Such individuals and groups exercise significant influence over particular policy and decision making.

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

65. A: Legitimate political authority is the legitimate right of the government to govern, to adopt and enforce public policy decisions in the name of the community.

B: Political authority exercised by the government may be legitimate or illegitimate

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

66. Which of the following is a type of monarchy?

a) Constitutional Monarchy

b) Absolute Monarchy

c) Elective Monarchy

d) All of the above

67. A: Hereditary rule is a form of government in which all rulers come from the same family

B: The crown is passed down only to the male members in the family

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

68. Which of the following statement is true?

a) An elective monarchy is a monarchy ruled by a hereditary monarch.

b) The King of Spain is an elected Monarch

c) All Elective Monarchs rule for a period not exceeding five years

d) None of the above.

69. The word ‘Theo’ is theocracy means?

a) Government

b) Holy Book

c) God

d) All of the above

70. Sharia is a fundamental religious concept or law of which religion?

a) Islam

b) Judaism

c) Christianity

d) Buddhism

71. A: Theocracy is considerably different in style and characteristics than secular and democratic forms of government

B: Theocratic forms of government usually have a state religion

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

72. A: In theocracy, the succession of rule is through popular vote of citizens

B: Laws and legal system in theocracy are faith based typically based on a religious text

a) A is true but B is false

b) B is true but A is false

c) Both A and B are true

d) Both A and B are false

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